Feb 8, 2013 2:00pm EST
. a source close to jesse jackson jr., to the family here, they're confirming to cnn that the former congressman has signed a plea deal with prosecutors. a law enforcement official previously told cnn the fbi and prosecutors in d.c., that they were investigating jackson for possible financial impropriety. lawyers representing jackson have not returned cnn's phone calls. the u.s. attorney's office in washington had no comment when asked earlier. >>> back to the special coverage of the blizzard and the urgent manhunt in california here in just a moment. other news developing right now. roll it. >>> actor hugh grant among those receiving phone hacking settlements today from rupert murdoch's company. news international settled 144 lawsuits, seven other cases will go to trial. lawyers said grant received, quote/unquote, substantial damages. the suit stemmed from that widespread scandal involving the hacking of celebrities and politicians and others by murdoch tabloids. >>> private e-mails and photographs belonging to not just one but two american presidents hacked and published online for
Feb 9, 2013 5:00am PST
appreciate it. >>> former illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. could face up to five years in prison. jackson sign add plea agreement with federal prosecutors on friday. he was being investigated for alleged misuse of campaign funds. he abruptly disappear from congress last june citing medical issues. they'll decide if jackson deserves prison time. >> finally there's an answer for why the power went out. the device was improperly restalled. they said a relay fail and the company expected the power to stay on tonight when the super dome posts a mardi gras event. >>> and it's time now to take a look at the weather for your weekend. >> announcer: this weather segment sponsored by pronamel. help profegt the effects against acid erosion. >>> up next, the internet has changed how young people meet and date and a new study reveals just how risky that's become. we'll tell you how to protect your kids. you're watching "cbs this morning saturday". ] i like to drink orange juice but the acidic levels in some foods can cause acid erosion..". he enamel starts to wear down,
Feb 10, 2013 7:00pm PST
in the direction of jackson, alabama. >> you're actually watching the video. i want to pause so we can listen to it as well. >> just to get a sense, john, this is something you do all the time? >> this is something i've done professionally for 12 years. i tell the general public, if you want to know what a toefrntd sounds like, go 80 miles an hour and stick your head out the window. this tornado was eye lot larger. >> oh, my god. i've never seen -- >> john, thank you so much. and for sharing those amazing pictures with us as well. we know you'll keep an eye on things. what are we looking at now. these are bands of storms that move through the area. is there still a threat? >> slight threat here of rotation. we have watches in effect right now. the whole area has calmed down significantly and turned into a wind damage event. we'll keep watching it. right through alabama in the past 15 minutes we have big windses rolling on through. that's that band that's moving down just into northwestern florida. there are still storms back out here. we're not worried so much about the storm as that line up
Feb 10, 2013 10:00pm PST
in the direction of jackson, alabama. >> i want to pause for a moment so we can listen to it as well. this is something you do all the time but we don't get to ride along with the tomorrow chaser. >> this is something i've done professionally for the last 12 years. i've had a pet peeve when people say it sounded like a freight train. i say if you want to know what a tornado sounds like go about 80 miles per hour down the interstate and stick your head out. it's that rushing sound. this tornado is a lot larger. >> oh, my god. >> thank you so much. and for sharing those amazing pictures with us. chad, what are we looking at now because these are bands of storms that move through the areas. are they still a threat? >> slight threat still of reatir rotation. we had some really big winds rolling on through through enterprise and the south there. we're worried about the storms. that's the cell right through hattiesburg. see how that red is all by itself. that turns into the big dog. it turns into the rotating super cell and that's what went right through west hattiesburg. >> thank you. all
Feb 11, 2013 1:00am PST
, alabama in the direction of jackson, alabama. >> john, we're actually watching your video. i want to pause for a moment just so we can listen to it as well. just so you get a sense there, john. this is something you do all time, actually. but certainly we don't get to ride along with a storm chaser. >> this is something i've done professionally for the last 12 years. i have a pet peeve when people say it sounds like a freight train. i like to tell the general public, if you want to know what a tornado sounds like, go about 80 miles an hour down the interstate and stick your head out the window. you have that raw wind blowing sound, that rushing sound. i was in mobile for the christmas day tornado. this tornado was a lot larger. >> john sibley, thank you so much for sharing those amazing pictures with us as well. chad, what are we looking at now? these are bands of storms that moved through the area. is there still a threat? >> there's slight threat here still of rotation. we have watches in effect right now. the whole area has calmed down significantly and turned into a wind damage event.
Feb 8, 2013 10:00am PST
some breaks news crossing moments ago, on the former congressman jesse jackson, jr., reports he has signed a plea deal with the justice department regarding the misuse of campaign funds. the chicago sun times reported earlier that the plea is expected to include significant jail time for jesse jackson, jr. the reported deal would also involve repaying the government hundreds of thousands of dollars. fox has confirmed that a deal has been reached on the misuse of funds, but we're trying to get more specifics into what is involved here. you'll remember that he left congress, the reports were that he was not well and now we've learned this development for jesse jackson, jr. and more coming up on that, stay tuned for more as you get it. so, a nasty surprise for americans as they go to fill up their tanks, ahead of the big winter storm today and we all have been encouraged to do that because you remember what happened during hurricane sandy and gas prices start their annual jump, a little bit higher than usual this time around, the average price for a gallon of regular now $3.57. and thi
Feb 7, 2013 7:00am PST
on wayne jackson, a former neighbor who died five years ago. >>> san jose mayor chuck reed will deliver his annual state of the city address tonight at the civic auditorium. the mayor is expected to talk about the city's budget woes. there are safety concerns as well, as officers are now leaving the city's police department in the wake of cuts to pay an benefits. >>> a big bash set for the new eastern span of the bay bridge. people will be able to walk across it before it opens to vehicles on september 3. the final bridge closure is set for august 28. it's expected it last four days over the labor day weekend. kpix 5 proud to be the official television station for the opening ceremonies in september. and we will keep you posted on planning for the big day. >>> how about some weather now. lawrence, i guess we got a little bit of rain. >> seeing showers showing up around the bay area right now. let's take you outside. a lot of clouds across our skies. no rain just yet toward mount diablo. they could even get a little snow tonight and tomorrow morning.
Feb 10, 2013 12:00pm PST
and adviser to jesse jackson. he declared, "i did not run on the basis of race, but i will not run away from it." >> seven years later, ron brown was on a trade mission in croatia when he and 34 other people were killed in a plane crash. >>> today, president obama's looking forward to his state of the union address scheduled for thursday nig tuesday night, but this day in 2007, then senator obama went to springfield, illinois, to make an announcement. >> i stand before you today to announce my candidacy for president of the united states of america. >> reporter: at the state house where abraham lincoln called on a divided nation to unite, obama pledged to bridge a political divide, offering himself as part of a new generation that can build a more hopeful america. >> let's be the generation that makes future generations proud of what we did here. >> thank you. >> reporter: facing a field of political veterans, he played his newcomer status as an asset. >> i know that i haven't spent a lot of time learning the ways of washington. but i've been there long enough to know that the ways of washin